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Barrie Marinas 
& Tiffin Boat Launch

Kempenfelt Bay is ideal for all kinds of water activities, from sailing and power boating to canoeing and kayaking.

Bayfield Basin Transient Marina

Located at the base of Bayfield Street (44°23'12.6"N 79°41'17.6"W), the transient marina can hold 55 boats between 10- and 40-feet long. Upgrades to increase capacity and modernize the marina were completed in 2017; features include a floating dock system, updated electrical and fresh water infrastructure, and enhanced lighting. Please refer to fees and rental agreement.

Marina Facilities
55 Lakeshore Drive

The City of Barrie Marina, located at 55 Lakeshore Drive, is the first and only marina on Lake Simcoe to receive the Blue Flag designation, world-renowned acknowledgement that a beach or marina is clean and meets high safety and environmental standards. The facility includes:

  • 128 slips for boats 20’ and under
  • 194 slips with hydro hookup for boats over 20’
  • 16 boat slips exclusively for overnight transient use (plus an additional 35 spaces available at the adjacent Bayfield Basin Transient Marina)
  • Potable water available on each dock
  • Washroom/showers in Marina Administration building and Heritage Park building
  • Mast Stepper
  • Dual concrete launch ramp
  • Gas, ice, oil, pump outs
  • Shopping within easy walking distance
  • Parks & beach adjacent to Marina

The marina has 15 serviced boat slips that can accommodate boats up to 60’ exclusively for use by transient boaters. In addition there is the Bayfield Basin Transient Marina that can accommodate up to 15 boats, plus another 20 serviced boat slips adjacent to Heritage Park.

The maximum length of stay and the checkout and check-in times vary depending on the location of the transient dock. Some of the transient docks may be reserved in advance for a period of 1 night to 2 weeks. Contact the Marina at 705-739-4218 for reservations. Fees

Tiffin Boat Launch
Tiffin / Lakeshore Intersection

Located at Tiffin Street at Lakeshore Drive (GPS: N 44° 22.320’ W 79° 41.131’), the Tiffin Boat Launch offers free use to residents with a valid City of Barrie resident parking pass. The parking lot is paid parking, $3 / hour with a $15 daily max. There are 31 parking spaces for boat trailer parking.

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